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NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

Washington Square News

NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

Washington Square News

Crime Log: Sept. 1-11

By Lexi Faunce, Investigative News Editor September 12, 2016
A weekly roundup of campus crime.
Two bright beams shine from the 9/11 Memorial’s reflecting pools, marking the sky with a ghost of where the Twin Towers once stood.

How NYU Remembers 9/11

By Diamond Naga Siu, Lexi Faunce, and Abraham Gross September 12, 2016
NYU students discuss how they commemorate Sept. 11 fifteen years after the tragedy.
The Zika virus has a complex structure of three main proteins and seven nonstructural proteins.

NYU Prof Scrutinizes Zika with New Grant

By Lavanya Shukla, Contributing Writer September 12, 2016
An NYU professor was given a $1 million grant to study the Zika virus and its effects on those infected.
Gramercy Green is known as one of the best NYU dorms, but with segregation, not everyone would have the opportunity to live there.

Are Segregated Dorms the Answer?

By Faith Gates, Contributing Writer September 12, 2016
NYU students discuss the possibly of organizing residence halls by race after CSULA's Black Student Union asked for segregated dorms to avoid microagressions.
Neighbors of the Jerome S. Coles Sports Center oppose its invasive construction for the 2031 Expansion Plan.

Cherry Trees Downed in Coles Project

By Miranda Levingston, Contributing Writer September 9, 2016
The ongoing construction and environmental costs of NYU's 2031 plan are making locals worried for their neighborhood's future.
Hundreds of union members march outside NYU Langone to protest the recent proposal to cut worker benefits.

Health Care Union Vocalizes Concern for NYU Langone Workers’ Benefits

By Brooke Jensen, Contributing Writer September 9, 2016
NYU Langone’s employees protested this past month about the hospital cutting employee’s health benefits.
The NYU Coles sports center before the construction.

The 411 on the 2031 Plan

By Ashley Arnold, Contributing Writer September 8, 2016
Months after the closure of Coles and opening of the 404 Lafayette facility, the NYU community and neighborhood locals maintain mixed views of the 2031 Expansion Plan.
Created by Daniel Nelson, Devin Visslailli and Jake Zimmerman, Ordego is an online convenience store that delivers different household items throughout East Village.

Ordego Is the Newest Convenience Store — And It’s in Your Phone

By Rachel Sipress, Contributing Writer September 8, 2016
Ordego, an online convenience store, delivers a variety of items throughout the East Village with the promise of delivery in under 20 minutes.
After deciding whether to vote in New York or your home state, it is also important to cast your ballot on election day. Voting can be as simple as mailing in an absentee ballot

Don’t Let Your First Election Pass Without Voting

By Maria Puertas, Contributing Writer September 7, 2016
WSN provides a student voter's handbook with important tips, tricks and deadlines for successfully voting this coming November.
Top facts to know before studying away.

The Lowdown on Studying Abroad

By Yifan Li, Contributing Writer September 7, 2016
Students and faculty weigh in on what makes a great study away site.
Judgment Day Looms for Hamilton Promises

Judgment Day Looms for Hamilton Promises

By WSN Editorial Board May 2, 2016
The coming semester will demonstrate whether this administration has become the standard-bearer for the students, or the new face of an old regime.
A Clinton Guide to Repairing Voter Trust

A Clinton Guide to Repairing Voter Trust

By Tegan Joseph Mosugu, Staff Writer May 2, 2016
If Clinton wants to have a chance at the presidency, she needs to bring disillusioned Sanders supporters into the fold.